Don’t forget to check your wood fence this summer!

Just because your wood fence looks good in the sun, doesn’t mean it’s in tip top shape! Here’s a tip on maintaining your fence this summer (original article from

Look at the entire fencing and also the end cuts. For split-rail fencing, pay particular attention to the post tops since these collect water and have a tendency to begin to soften, and deteriorate. These areas can be treated to help prolong the fence life. But you will have to determine whether staining or painting is necessary for appearance and function. Some additional preparation might be called for, such as sanding by mechanical means.

If you need help with general maintenance on your fence this summer, give us a call at 863.688.1194.


Do-It-Yourself Projects 

Are you looking for a do-it-yourself fencing project this weekend? Well look no further because at Williams Fence we sell fencing materials used in their as is condition. If you are looking to build your own fence or just looking to replace a damaged section, we are a good place start. Give us a call at (863) 688-1194 to find out what materials we have available for your do-it-yourself projects.


Top Ten – What’s Gone on the Last 50 Years

Williams Fence has been a part of Lakeland, Florida for over 50 years now. To put that into perspective, we thought it would be fun to make a list of ten important events in history that have taken place since we opened our doors in 1959.

  1. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy (1963)
  2. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech (1963)
  3. Neil Armstong’s first steps on the moon (1969)
  4. The Watergate Scandal (1972-1974)
  5. Last U.S. troops leave Vietnam (1973)
  6. The royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana (1981)
  7. The fall of the Berlin Wall (1989)
  8. The launch of the Hubble Space Telescope (1990)
  9. Jimmy Carson’s farewell episode (1992)
  10. The inauguration of Barack Obama, the first black president of the U.S. (2009)

To find out about more interesting events that have taken place over the last 50 plus years that we have been in business, click here.


Vinyl Chain-Link

Vinyl coated chain link fencing gives all the benefits of Galvanized chain link-fencing materials and takes them one step further. Vinyl coating in Black or Green is factory applied to materials for a more pleasing appearance for your project. Brown color materials are available through special orders. Vinyl coated chain link fencing “blends in” with its surroundings to provide the same level of safety and security to all job sites. If you would like to find out more about our vinyl chain-link fences, click here or give us a call at (863) 688-1194.


Why Fencing Is So Important 

There are a number of reasons why fences are important. Some of these include: keeping your pets from wandering out of your back yard, preventing your children from wandering off alone, the added security of screening people at the gate before letting them in, preventing trespassers, and the overall enjoyment of more privacy. If you would like to find out more about some of the services fences provide, click the link to the article here. If you would like to find out more information for what fence fits your needs, click here or give us a call at (863) 688-1194.